Discover a selection of 498 vacation rentals in Kelleys Island, OH that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $188 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Kelleys Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Cabin rentals in Ohio near Kelleys Island are perfect for nature lovers. As the largest of the Lake Erie Islands in Ohio, Kelleys Island is filled with rocky shorelines, sandy beaches, and lush forests. You'll also find popular wineries and breweries, historic homes, and beautiful scenery for hiking and biking on this laid-back island.

Things to do

Go Native on Lake Erie's largest US island

Once an Indian hunting ground, the south shore of Kelleys Island has the Inscription Rock State Memorial, a huge rock with 400-year old inscriptions carved by Erie Indians. Learn more about the island's Native American history at the Kelleys Island Historical Association museum on Division Street. Or take a peek into Kelleys Mansion, a beautiful clapboard stately home built by one of the island founders in 1860. Book a Kelleys Island vacation rental near Sandy Beach, and you'll find the island's kid-friendly attractions; mini-golf, horseshoe courts and playgrounds within easy reach.


Kelleys Island reels you in with its fabulous fishing

Kelleys Island is like taking a step back in time. With few cars on the island, most residents get around on foot, bike or by golf cart. There are plenty of beaches to explore, including Sandy Beach, the island's most popular swimming beach. Kelleys Island attracts shoals of keen anglers, who come to fish in the 'Walleye Capital of the world'. Pick up a fishing licence and tackle in the island shop and go reel in a whopper! The crystal clear waters of Lake Erie are great for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving, and sunken 18th-century shipwrecks are not uncommon.


It's all about fun in the sun on Kelleys Island

There's plenty of flux when it comes to the climate on Kelleys Island. It has very distinct seasons; summers are bright and sunny, and feature peak highs of 80°F in July. In winter, the temperature drops to a brisk 20°F with a high chance of snow. Peak season is between June and August, when the sun is at its most consistent. The best Kelleys Island vacation rentals are often reserved far in advance, so it's advisable to book early. The shoulder seasons of May and October are still pleasant, but rain is a frequent visitor, so pack wisely.

Natural features

Twitchers go cuckoo over the birdlife on Kelleys Island

Perched in the western basin of Lake Erie, Kelleys Island is a 20-minute ferry ride from Marblehead. Kelleys Island State Park is a 600-acre park and nature area on the North Bay, close to the island's famed 400-feet-long Glacial Grooves. The island is a twitcher's paradise and home to a variety of birdlife, from cuckoos to peregrine falcons. Visit in spring to see birds nestling, including warblers, double-crested cormorants and red-tailed hawks. There are various bird walks throughout the year, organized by Kelleys Island Audubon Club.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kelleys Island

Fly into Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), the closest airport, located 46.7 mi (75.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), which is 53.2 mi (85.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Kelleys Island, OH?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 498 vacation rentals around Kelleys Island. From 41 cabin rentals to 299 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Cabins in Kelleys Island?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 41 Cabins in Kelleys Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kelleys Island include:

  • Houses: 299 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 175 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kelleys Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 239 vacation rentals with pool available in Kelleys Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.